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Open old reference books on display behind glass in Kew's Herbarium

Welcome to Kew's Library Art and Archives blog. Here you will find information about Kew's collections, services and fascinating work that is taking place within the section.

You will also meet the Library, Art and Archive staff who will provide regular updates with news from projects they are involved in, treasures they have discovered and exciting new developments planned for the future.

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    The self-taught naturalist...

    Mon, 15 Apr 2013

    Library Art and Archives

    Our library trainee, Marc, blogs about the display he and Elisabeth Thurlow have curated on...

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    Kew Gardens Archive Talks...

    Wed, 10 Apr 2013

    Library Art and Archives

    Details about upcoming free talks at Kew Gardens Archives, involving original historical...

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    The Perfect Plant Hunting...

    Thu, 4 Apr 2013

    Library Art and Archives

    Discovering 'man's best friend' in the Directors' Correspondence collection, part of Kew's...

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    Celebrating David...

    Tue, 19 Mar 2013

    Library Art and Archives

    To celebrate the bicentenary of African explorer David Livingstone, the Archives team reveal...

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    Introducing the Library...

    Wed, 6 Mar 2013

    Library Art and Archives

    Meet Kew's current Library Graduate Trainee and discover the range of interesting duties his...

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    The 'Orchid King'...

    Mon, 25 Feb 2013

    Library Art and Archives

    Read about the dangers of orchid collecting as Kew's graduate trainee repackages a...

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    Exploring new frontiers!

    Mon, 4 Feb 2013

    Library Art and Archives

    The Director's Correspondence Digitisation Team is embarking on a new project. Join us as we...

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    Driving home for Christmas?

    Fri, 21 Dec 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Discover Marianne North's travels over Christmases long, long ago

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    Everard Im Thurn and the &...

    Tue, 11 Dec 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    We take a look at the varied career of Everard Im Thurn through his correspondence with the...

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    Your Gate to the Gardens

    Tue, 27 Nov 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    The recent renaming of the Main Gate has had the Archives team thinking about the importance...

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    Library display celebrates...

    Fri, 9 Nov 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    To mark the completion of the latest phase of the Directors' Correspondence Digitisation...

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    Introducing the new...

    Mon, 29 Oct 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Read about the first few weeks of our new trainee and the story behind the travels of Kew's...

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